Media Statement: Basin Plan Amendment (SDL Adjustments) Instrument 2017

15 January 2018

(Issued by Department of Agriculture)

​On 13 January 2018 the Basin Plan Amendment (SDL Adjustments) Instrument 2017 commenced in law, the day after registration on the Federal Register of Legislation.

This instrument amends the Basin Plan 2012 to adjust the Basin Plan surface water sustainable diversion limits, in accordance with the recommendation made by the Murray-Darling Basin Authority to the former Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources on 8 December 2017.

This instrument is a disallowable legislative instrument and must be tabled in both Houses of the Federal Parliament within 6 sitting days of registration on the Federal Register of Legislation.

The text of the instrument is available on the Federal Register of Legislation.